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David Schertler, Robert Trout, Danny Onorato, and Amy Conway-Hatcher Receive Prestigious Chambers USA Rankings

MAY 2021

In its newly released 2021 edition, Chambers USA ranked four Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears attorneys as leading white-collar criminal lawyers in the District of Columbia. David Schertler received an elite Band 1 ranking with commentary lauding him as “one of the best white-collar lawyers in DC” and emphasizing his “skill, thoroughness and professionalism.” Robert Trout received a prestigious Band 2 ranking with commentary praising him as “an exceptional lawyer, with a very attractive demeanor that connects with jurors.” Danny Onorato and Amy Conway-Hatcher received impressive Band 3 rankings with commentary noting that Mr. Onorato is “a great lawyer” who “can handle any kind of criminal case” and that Ms. Conway-Hatcher is “one of the go-to lawyers to represent individuals in white-collar defense cases.” Chambers is often referred to as “the gold-standard” for attorney and law firm rankings based on its in-depth and thorough independent research process. For more information on Chambers and its ranking process, visit Chambers and Partners | Researching Outstanding Lawyers Globally |

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  • NOVEMBER 2022
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  • OCTOBER 2022
  • Stuart Sears and Danny Onorato Win Jury Acquittal in False Statements Prosecution Brought by Special Counsel John Durham in the Eastern District of Virginia
  • SEPTEMBER 2022
  • David Schertler, Danny Onorato, Chris Mead, and Robert Trout Receive Lawyer “Lifetime Achievement” Honor in Washingtonian Magazine
  • AUGUST 2022
  • Danny Onorato Is Named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Criminal Defense in the Washington, D.C. Area


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